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Consumer Packaged Goods - Ecommerce Changes in Packaging
22 Apr

Consumer Packaged Goods - Ecommerce Changes in Packaging

What are Consumer Packaged Goods? Consumer Packaged Goods, (or CPGs), are products that are sold quickly at a relatively low cost. Just think of those household items with daily use such as beverages, paper products, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, etc. These items are shipped quickly and need to be restocked at home on a routine basis. CPGs are the next major category of products to be impacted by ecommerce. Less than 5% of current sales come from the ecommerce channel but it claims 40% …
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Protective Packaging- Bubble and Foam
05 Aug

Protective Packaging- Bubble and Foam

Protective packaging Do you remember when you were a kid and you'd pop all those air bubbles that came with a package? Well they're more useful than just keeping a child's attention for a few minutes. Bubble and foam are important protective packaging materials. These materials have many applications for protecting products. Uses for both bubble and foam packaging: see chart below. Block and Brace- Position and restrict products within the interior of a secondary package to prevent them from …
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How are your customers reacting to your packaging?
17 Apr

How are your customers reacting to your packaging?

You know how you feel about your packaging. But, have you thought about how your customers feel about your packaging? And does it even matter? Apparently - the answer is yes. I ran across this really interesting study conducted by one of our vendors. The goal of the study was to measure consumer emotional response to different protective packaging mediums. While some of the results may not be surprising, some were and some are really good food for thought as you consider new packaging design or …
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Commodity packaging gets creative
02 Oct

Commodity packaging gets creative

Whether it's coming by innovating with production styles or by completely reusing commodity packaging, industries continue to uncover new way to increase its versatility. Whether it's coming by innovating with production styles or by completely reusing a normal product, the packing products industry continues to find new ways to change its practices. Commodity packaging capitalizes on versatility According to European Plastics News, one such shift in operation strategy will likely benefit companies th …
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Packaging machines to ensure production quality
07 Nov

Packaging machines to ensure production quality

Everyone knows at least one horror story about human error in the supply chain. An absent-minded employee overlooks a safety hazard; one forgets to wash his hands leading to the contamination of a product. While manual labor is prudent for highly detail-oriented processes, other processes which require mere repetition can be completed far more meticulously through automation. There are a number of ways in which companies can ensure the quality of their product, but one mistake within the process …
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Laminated Bubble Packaging
24 Jul

Laminated Bubble Packaging

Bubble Packaging - Laminated Laminated bubble packaging is bubble packaging that is adhered to kraft paper and that absorbs moisture, can be written on easily, and can be used to conceal the product being shipped. Our Laminated bubble packaging has a layer of 40 lb kraft paper laminated to  3/16 in., 5/16 in., OR ½ in. bubble packaging. laminated bubble packaging provides superior burst strength, it withstands pressure and abuse, giving maximum product protection.The moisture absorbent kraft paper l …
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